Simple Nectarine Mojito

Justine Drake, Nectarines

With just a handful ingredients you can take summer sipping to a whole new level!

  • Serves 2


  • 8 fresh mint leaves, + extra for garnish
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 3 shots, about 150 ml, white rum
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 firm ripe nectarine, sliced
  • soda water
  • Ice for serving
  • 2 sticks lemongrass, sliced lengthways, optional
  • Nectarine slices for serving


  1. Muddle mint, sugar, rum and lime together to break up mint leaves.
  2. Add white rum and nectarines and gently toss to mix.
  3. Divide into 2 long glasses and top up with soda water and ice.
  4. Pop in a few more nectarine slices and some extra mint leaves.
  5. Add half a stick lemongrass to each glass to use as a swizzle stick.